April 2015

Oversized Paper Orchids

by ilene on April 27, 2015 · 2 comments

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My friend Jackie was getting married in her native Hawaii last summer so I helped throw her bridal shower before her wedding in Oahu.  I was in charge of decorations and since she was going to have beautiful orchids all through out her wedding so for her shower, I decided to make a bunch of […]

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Fruit-Filled Icecream Cones

by ilene on April 23, 2015

in party, recipes

We hosted a women’s brunch at our home a couple weeks ago and I made these fruit-filled ice-cream cones dipped in chocolate for the occasion.   They were a different way to serve fruit at a party and I think it’d be a fun idea at a kid’s birthday party as well.  It’s a great way to […]

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My identical twin sister and I gave birth to our second daughters just 3 days apart in February. We originally had the exact same due date (imagine our shock when we found out!), but both of us were overdue and ended up being induced.  When we found out we were expecting at the same time, we […]

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5 Minute, $3 Elsa Frozen Cape

by ilene on April 1, 2015 · 1 comment

in sewing, tutorial

  Like most little girls, my 2 year old is OBSESSED with Frozen. She hasn’t seen the whole movie yet, but she knows all the songs by heart. Olaf is her favorite and she can belt out “Let it Go” with the best of them.  If you have been over to our place, you most […]

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